An Incredible Photo Of The Violent Illegal Hit In The Sugar Bowl That Knocked A Quarterback's Helmet Off

Two and a half minutes into last night’s Sugar Bowl, Florida’s Jon Bostic flattened Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater with a violent helmet-to-helmet hit.

Bostic was flagged for roughing the passer, Bridgewater stayed in the game, and Louisville went on to upset Florida 33-23.

AP photographer Bill Haber took this fantastic photo in the aftermath of the hit (video below).

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Photo: AP/Bill Haber

Here’s the play. We wouldn’t call it “dirty,” but it’s certainly a bit high:

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